Paulding Rotary Club welcomed Caroline Gränsbo, an international student from Sweden who is currently attending West Georgia University. Caroline is in the Georgia Rotary student program (GRSP). Paulding Rotary is one of three local Georgia Rotary Clubs sponsoring Caroline in the GRSP. Her Paulding-Rotary host family is Brian and Ashleigh Headrick. Miss Gränsbo is pursuing a degree in political science. Last semester she studied American Government learning about the Congress and the Senate for which she received an A in the class.
Rotary Club member Brett Reece welcomed and introduced Linda Vercharen the director of the Family Alliance of Paulding, a nonprofit group dedicated to the local community through vital social services. They provide opportunities for individuals and families to grow and recover through education and advocacy. Best known for providing supervised visitation for foster children and their families.
American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 111, in Dallas, recently presented Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge with a $3,000.00 check to support “Cops for Kids.” This is a shopping event that “takes underprivileged children who live in Paulding County and pairs them with a Deputy to go shopping at Christmas.”
The Paulding County Rotary welcomed Robby Bruce and Bobby Cox from the City of Dallas Parks and Recreation Dept. Robby Bruce has coordinated with many club members about organizing events in and around Dallas, including the Annual Invitational Christmas Parade. Mr. Bruce thank the club for the opportunity to speak about the new and exciting things taking place in the City of Dallas.
The South Cobb Rotary named Rhonda Reece as its Citizen of the Year at their monthly luncheon on Thursday, October 24, 2019. Rhonda serves as a Vice President at Westside Bank, working out of its Mableton Branch. Rhonda was selected for this honor in recognition of her extensive leadership and continued devotion to her local community.
We are excited to announce the opening of Dallas Ace Hardware. Our store offers items you need to help preserve your home, including hardware, lawn & garden products, paint, tools, home goods, gifts, plumbing, electrical, heating & cooling, and outdoor living items.
Dallas, GA -October 10, 2019 – The Paulding Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for Your CBD Store - Hiram on Thursday, October 10, 2019.
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce was pleased to hold a ribbon-cutting for Suzanne Whitworth at her State Farm Insurance Agency on Friday, September 27, 2019. Suzanne Whitworth State Farm opened on March 1, 2019. She began her career working for a State Farm Agent 19 years ago.
The Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging team recently competed at the Northwest District Forestry Judging Competition in Conyers, Georgia. The team consisted of Junior and Senior 4-H’ers who spent 8 weeks preparing for the competition by learning to identify seventy-five Georgia trees, forty diseases, and insects of forest trees and learning how to conduct wood volume estimation and orienteering in forest stands.
Dallas, GA – September 18, 2019 – The Paulding Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for on Dena Humphries, Guaranteed Rate; Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Dena is a highly driven, result-focused and a decisive leader with 27 + years of mortgage/ banking experience. As an accomplished mortgage executive, she demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
The Paulding Rotary Club welcomed Caroline Gransbo, an international student from Sweden who is currently attending West Georgia University. Caroline is in the Georgia Rotary student program (GRSP).
Thank you to the Dallas Rotary Club for proving dictionaries to all the 3rd graders in our county.
The Paulding County Rotary Club welcomed Deidre Holden Supervisor of Elections & Voter Registration for Paulding County. Mrs. Holden gave a thorough explanation of the current advancements taking place to accommodate voters here in Paulding County. Mrs. Holden outlined proposed precinct changes for 2019 to accommodate the substantial growth of the county's voting population. Complaints of long lines and waiting periods in our voting process have resulted in the proposed expansion from our 12 current polling locations to a newly recommended 17 locations.
The 8th Annual Pigskin Preview took place at the Dallas Civic Center in Downtown Dallas, organized by the Paulding County Rotary Club. This year guests were greeted by Paulding County High School drum majors and varsity football cheerleaders, along with their principal, Craig Wilcox. Guests also enjoyed a Hamburger and Hot dog lunch grilled and prepared by the Paulding Rotary Club members. A new record number of community and county representatives gathered to take part in this year’s event.
With a population in excess of 150,000, Paulding County is able to sustain two (2) Rotary Clubs: Dallas Rotary Club AND Rotary Club of Paulding County.
The Dallas Rotary Club is the newer of the clubs. It was established in 2003 and has 17 active members. This club currently has its regular meetings on Thursday mornings at Audrey’s Cafe. Please check Facebook for schedule.
The Paulding County Rotary Club, the first Rotary Club in Paulding County, was chartered in 1969. It has approximately 42 active members and meets regularly.
Although the clubs are different from one another, the common mission is the same – SERVICE TO COMMUNITY. We invite you to visit each club to determine which is the best fit for you. Please see each club on Facebook for current meeting schedule. FOUR WAY TEST: Of all the things we think, say or do…. Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build good will and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?